West Potomac Academy, Alexandria Community Dance Present The Nutcracker | Arts & Culture
From Fairfax County Public Schools:
West Potomac Academy and Alexandria Community Dance are teaming up to present their third joint performance of The Nutcracker, the traditional holiday story with a modern twist, on December 1, 2, and 3, at West Potomac High School. Four shows will be performed: Thursday, December 1, at 5 p.m.; Friday, December 2, at 6:30 p.m.; and Saturday, December 3, at 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. West Potomac Academy is one of six high school academies in Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS).West Potomac Academy’s Dance students will participate in the entire production, both on stage and behind the scenes. Advanced Dance students will have featured performances. The performance will include ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, lyrical, modern, and hip-hop dance and gymnastics. More than 100 dancers from the Alexandria area of Fairfax County auditioned for the performance. Students from the following Fairfax County public schools are represented in the production: Belle View, Fort Hunt, Hollin Meadows, Stratford Landing, Washington Mill, and Waynewood Elementary Schools; Sandburg Middle School; and West Potomac High School. Performers range in age from four years old to adult. Alexandria Community Dance has a business partnership with West Potomac Academy. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door. For more information, visit www.Alexandriadance.com.